Women of all ages, races, and nations share their hopes, fears, desires, advice, and support with the new Vice President.
the first woman of color elected as the Vice President of the United
States, Kamala Harris broke through many barriers and made history,
energizing a host of women who have a lot to say. Seeing a model of
themselves filling the second-most-powerful office in the Free World,
women from Africa to California, Canada to Florida began writing to the
new Vice President.
Dear Kamala: Women Write to the New Vice President
showcases a selection of these heartfelt and moving letters. Girl
Scouts confide their fears for a future ravaged by climate change; a
business owner in Harlem offers unflinching advice about the need for
real investment in inner cities; civil rights activists share their
stories, struggles, and successes over the decades.
Filled with moving personal stories and heartbreaking tales of racial injustices suffered, Dear Kamala
offers much more than kind words. They represent an offer of support
and a call to action for all those who will be at Vice President
Harris's side throughout the next four years.
"Simply stated, Dear Kamala is a 'must read' for anyone with an
interest in seeing the seemingly overwhelming problems of the lethal
pandemic, deepening economic inequality, systemic racial injustice,
continuing white supremacy threats to our American democracy ... dealt
with and eventual overcome." -Midwest Book Reviews